Gonzales, LA asked in Employment Law for Louisiana

Q: My boyfriend is a hotel front office manager. He makes $32000 salary before tax and bonuses. Is he entitled to overtime?

He works 5 9-hour shifts per week.

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Charles Joseph Stiegler
Charles Joseph Stiegler
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: It is impossible to answer that question without more detailed information. Whether a manager is properly overtime exempts depends on several factors including: how much of his time he spends managing other employees, whether he has authority to hire or fire, the number of employees who he supervises, and the amount of discretion he has in running his department. For more information on the FLSA executive exemption to overtime pay, there is a link to my article below.


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